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The Core

4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-905-7625
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Climb & Dine for kids - Awesome!

We booked 4 kids ages 5-10 in for the 3 hour climb and dine. They had so much fun that none of them... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carly P
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Surrey, Canada
Save Your Money!

Went there hopeful for a good experience. Took my kids ages 11 and 8 and experienced indoor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
adenton94303
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Whistler, Canada
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At the heart of the Village, beneath streets and walkways, is a place that embodies Whistler living. The Core is Whistler's premier fitness facility, created by locals and designed for the world. Our unique activity zones feature a huge climbing...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked 4 kids ages 5-10 in for the 3 hour climb and dine. They had so much fun that none of them wanted to leave! The auto belay system is very cool and the kids got lots of climbing in. Staff were really great!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there hopeful for a good experience. Took my kids ages 11 and 8 and experienced indoor climbing. The guy at the front desk was helping another client and shooed us downstairs to the climbing area to check it out. When we got back up...More

Thank adenton94303
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whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aimee, Sorry to hear you didn't have fun on your visit to the Core. I have spoken with the "bald tatted dude" and the "grandpa" and got their feedback about your complaint. Regarding your initial experience at the front desk, this equipment is for...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

In an hour your arms and fingers will be tired. I went with a couple of teenage guys and we all enjoyed it. Our guide Nicole was all about safety and having a good time.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our family had a fantastic day testing our strength and flexibility out on the rock cliffs near Whistler. Our guides Mike from Preston UK and Joe from The Czech Republic were super nice and helped each one of us feel confident climbing and reach new...More

Thank Chuck T
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whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hi, Great to hear you and your family enjoyed their climbing at our local outdoor climbing area. Mike and Joe are great instructors and happy to share their passion for climbing. I hope you and your family enjoy the rest of your summer and keep...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My daughters (10 & 13) and I went to Core today and did a one hour guided climb session. We are very inexperienced climbers. Brian did a fantastic job belaying for us. He was knowledgeable and encouraging. Our session flew by and all three of...More

Thank Mike D
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whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Mike, Thanks for the feedback and great to hear you and your daughters enjoyed your guided climbing session with Brian. A good progression from this experience is an introductory climbing course, where you learn some movement skills and how to belay the girls or...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I took my three kids to the core to use their climbing wall and was impressed. Mike at the desk was friendly, knowledgeable and encouraging to the kids. The facility is clean and it is clear the staff take pride in their jobs. The kids...More

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whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback and great to hear your kids had fun. A good progression from this experience will be to do an introductory climbing course where you learn some climbing movement skills and safety systems so you can access the roped climbing area. Another...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick day pass. Our 3 kids loved it. Great facility. All equipment was provided and the climbing wall was spectacular. Great way to spend a few hours.More

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whistlercore, Manager at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback and great to hear your kids loved the experience. If you are visiting Whistler in the summer be sure to join us for one of our guided outdoor trips. This trip introduces you to a selection of climbs on real rock...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

I planned two separate large group hour-long intro sessions at The Core's rock climbing wall for a school trip. I was pretty clueless going into planning, but Bob was a pleasure to work with and made everything so easy and fun for us! Throughout the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Bob and his wife were very accommodating and helped us organise a fun session for our staff retreat. Bob and his staff were very thorough and helpful, ensuring us first-timers felt safe and comfortable in a foreign environment. Needless to say, we all had a...More

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whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

Thanks for the positive review Marco. The enthusiasm and energy of your Crossfit coaches made it easy for us to put together some fun climbing challenges that everyone could enjoy!

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the core for a lot of years now whenever I'm in Whistler. Firstly, the staff are all awesome and very friendly upon arrival. Very efficient to get you sorted out, whether a single drop in or week pass. The facilities themselves...More

Thank Mike W
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whistlercore, Owner at The Core, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Hi Mike, Thanks for the positive feedback about the gym and our team. We work hard to make sure our unique training areas function for fitness minded people like yourself so you are able to get the most out of your training sessions. Stay fit...More

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april joy p
9 October 2016|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Single day pass was right around $14, but the one week pass was worth it if you were going to be there more than 4 days, if I remember correctly. You can also fill out their waiver online.
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Sandra S
21 March 2015|
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Response from whistlercore | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, A drop-in class visit is $18 or you can purchase a 1-week membership for $65 allowing unlimited gym and class access for the week. We offer a full selection of classes including a variety of circuit classes... More
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